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2016 Nissan Versa sedan

At a Glance

Pricing $11,990 - $17,140
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.6l I4
Transmissions CVT, M5
Fuel Economy 27-31 (city), 36-39 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 44

Overview Information

The Versa is Nissan's smallest car and least expensive model. Redesigned for 2012, the second generation model uses advanced powertrain technologies to turn in a respectable EPA rating of 31/40 (city / highway) on most models. Roughly the same size as the Hyundai Accent, the Versa has more legroom and cargo volume than other vehicles in its class. Touting a low starting price of under $12,000 the base model forgoes some common equipment, but a Versa with a reasonable amount of equipment can still be had for around $17,000.

Official Word:

As the best-selling vehicle for four years in a row*** in the highly competitive sub-compact segment, the Nissan Versa Sedan could rest on its reputation for value, roominess and mid-size vehicle technology without a mid-size price. Yet the quest for constant improvement continues. Following the introduction of an all-new Versa Note hatchback for the 2014 model year, the Versa Sedan receives an extensive makeover for 2015 - including new front and rear fascias, a range of...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Versa sedan 1.6 S 1.6l I4 (109-bhp) M5 FWD 27/36/31 44 $11,990
Versa sedan 1.6 S Plus 1.6l I4 (109-bhp) CVT FWD 31/39/35 43 $13,990
Versa sedan 1.6 SV 1.6l I4 (109-bhp) CVT FWD 31/39/35 43 $15,580
Versa sedan 1.6 SL 1.6l I4 (109-bhp) CVT FWD 31/39/35 43 $17,140